new Delhi. Team India may have won the Test series against Bangladesh, yet questions are being raised on its performance. He lost 1-2 in the ODI series against Bangladesh (IND vs BAN). Although the team was successful in winning the Test series 2-0. But he won the second Test by a very close margin. At one time the team was in danger of defeat. Chasing the target of 145 runs, the team lost 7 wickets for 74 runs. It should be good for R Ashwin and Shreyas Iyer, who shared an unbeaten 71-run partnership to give the team a thrilling 3-wicket win. The Indian team has to play the next Test series with Australia in February-March. In such a situation, after the poor performance of Bangladesh, it seems that how the team will be able to give competition to the strong Kangaroo team.
Talking about the ODI series against Bangladesh, Team India got defeated in the first two matches and lost the series as well. From captain Rohit Sharma to Virat Kohli could not perform well. KL Rahul could only score 95 runs in 3 matches. In the last match, Ishaan Kishan saved the shame by scoring a double century. Kohli also scored a century in this match. Only 2 bowlers could reach the figure of 6 wickets. This includes off-spinner Washington Sundar and Mohammad Siraj.
Giants fail in test series
If we talk about Test series, then R Ashwin did not score as many runs as Virat Kohli and KL Rahul together, he scored as many runs alone. Ashwin scored 112 runs in 3 innings at an average of 56. Kohli could score only 45 runs in 4 innings while captain Rahul could only score 57 runs in 4 innings. Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill scored centuries in the first test. Pujara scored the maximum 222 runs. At the same time, Iyer scored 202 runs with the help of 2 half-centuries. Gill scored 157 and Rishabh Pant scored 148 runs. Pujara was also the player of the series.
Kuldeep remained on top even after playing one match
Talking about the second Test, the Bangladesh team landed with 3 spinners. The Indian team tried only 2 spin bowlers. Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav played only in the first Test and finished joint top with 8 wickets. Left arm spinner Akshar Patel also took 8 wickets. They both appeared in the test. Umesh Yadav and Ashwin took 7-7 wickets.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 25, 2022, 11:55 IST